1 kilo oxtail or beef

10 pcs string beans, cut into 2 inches lengths

2 stems of chinese spinach, cut

3 asian aubergine, cut into pieces

1 puso ng saging or banana blossom, cut into big pieces

3 cloves garlic, finely minced

1 cup achiote seed or atsuete soaked and squeezed in water

1 big onion, chopped

1 cup rice

1 cup ground peanuts or peanut butter

salt and pepper

Boil oxtail or beef in water with a little salt for 1 1/2 hours or 2. Meanwhile, roast rice until golden brown. Process in food processor. Heat oil in a wok or large pan, sautee garlic and onion. Add in banana blossom and a cup of achiote seed water. Boil then add aubergine, chinese spinach, and string beans. Stir in roasted peanuts or peanut butter and rice. Finally add tenderized oxtail or beef. Pour in 3 more cups of water, boil and simmer for 10 minutes. Season and serve with bagoong or fermented shrimp paste.